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Semantic Tech's Growing Influence In The E-Discovery Market

The e-discovery market is a growing one, with Gartner this year estimating electronic data discovery software sales will reach $2.9 billion by 2017. The same research firm just recently positioned where vendors fall in that space, with the release of its Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery software. As recounted here, semantic technology is becoming an increasingly…

Making Sense of Big Data’s Legal Issues

Law books on a shelf.

by Angela Guess Richard Kemp of The Guardian reports, “For all the hype over big data, governments and business have yet to wake up to the ‘legals’ around it: who has what rights, how far they extend and what you can do with them. People are increasingly familiar with data protection and security – they’ve…

Semantic Tech Can Take Pain Out Of eDiscovery

Last month Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck, of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, issued an opinion in a gender discrimination case that had this to say about computer-assisted review: “Computer-assisted review is an available tool and should be seriously considered for use in large-data-volume cases where it may save the…